West End

Pristine and quiet, this is not a heavily populated spot, mostly frequented by guests at the adjacent villas. There is shallow water for wading and some trees to provide shade.

Located in West End, this beach is on the South West coast of Cayman Brac. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. You will typically find yourself with plenty of room to stretch out, as the vicinity around the beach and the beach itself are not extremely crowded.

How to Access The Beach
There is a route here for public access, so you'll feel totally welcome on this beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

On Cayman Brac's northwestern edge, West End is a brilliant white sand beach, flanked by warm, clear Caribbean waters. The beach has some rock formations that make for an interesting visual landscape and has some development and villas lining the beach.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South West coast of Cayman Brac. It is close to Cayman Brac Community Park, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is among the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of the Cayman Islands, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One attraction of this sort is Rebecca's Cave, which is one of the sites of historical significance which can be visited in addition to West End.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Cayman Islands. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near West End
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 0.9 E Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 E Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 1.8 E Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 3.8 ENE Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 5.6 ENE Cayman Brac


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though beach-goers will not find very many hotels in the immediate vicinity, those accommodation options closest to West End can be seen in the list that follows.

Accommodations near West End
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cayman Brac Beach Resort 0.3 mi. S Resort
Carib Sands Beach Resort 1.0 mi. E Resort
Brac Caribbean Beach Village 1.1 mi. E Villa complex
The Cayman Breakers 9.8 mi. E Villa complex


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Island Prime, which is not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near West End
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Island Prime (345) 948-1323 American, Continental Very Casual 0.3 mi. S
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese, Italian Very Casual 0.6 mi. E
Captain's Table Restaurant (345) 948-1418 Caribbean, Continental, European Informal 1.1 mi. E
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.8 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Cayman Brac has several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Buccaneer Beach, located within a short distance.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Cayman Islands; then again, visiting West End or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Cayman Islands even more memorable.


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